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Months into war, Ukraine refugees slow to join EU workforce

PRAGUE (AP) — Liudmyla Chudyjovych used to have a career as a lawyer in Ukraine and big plans for the future. That was before the Russian invasion forced the 41-year-old woman to put her daughter's sa...

Taiwan gifts Budapest NT$4.5 million to aid Ukraine refugees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Liu Shih-chung (劉世忠), Taiwan’s representative to Hungary, donated US$150,000 (NT$4.46 million) to Hungary’s capital city, Budapest, on behalf of the Taiwan gov...

Poland gets a loan to help it look after Ukraine refugees

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is getting a loan of 450 million euros ($474 million) from a bank linked to a European human rights group to help it cope with the influx of refugees fleeing Russia's inva...

Taiwan donates judo gear to Ukrainian children sheltered in Austria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has sponsored judo training for Ukrainian children taking refuge in Austria in support of the war-ravaged country. Multikraft Wels, a judo promotion association ...

Taiwan donates US$150,000 to set up kindergarten for Ukrainian children in Slovakia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has agreed to donate US$150,000 (NT$4.42 million) to help open a kindergarten in Slovakia for children of Ukrainian refugees. Taiwan Representative to Slovakia L...

Live updates | Russia blames Ukraine for halted talks

MOSCOW — Russia’s top diplomat says talks to end the fighting in Ukraine have “ground to a halt,” because Moscow hasn’t received any response from Kyiv to its most recent set of proposals. ...

US to welcome Ukraine refugees but no longer through Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is making it easier for refugees fleeing Russia’s war on Ukraine to come to the United States from Europe while trying to shut down an informal route through...

Live updates | US to take Ukraine refugees, not via Mexico

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is making it easier for refugees fleeing Russia’s war on Ukraine to come to the United States from Europe while trying to shut down an informal route through nort...

AP PHOTOS: Eyes of Ukraine refugees reflect war and welcome

The United Nations’ refugee agency says more than 5 million people have left Ukraine since Russian troops invaded the country almost eight weeks ago. The Geneva-based office of the ...

Live Updates | Chechen leader certain of Mariupol fall soon

MOSCOW — The Kremlin-backed leader of Chechnya says he is certain that the Russian forces will uproot the last remaining pocket of Ukrainian resistance in the key port of Mariupol within hours. ...

Live updates | Ukraine accuses Moscow of weaponizing hunger

LONDON — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused Russia of using hunger as a weapon of war by deliberately targeting Ukraine’s essential food supplies. In an address to I...

Live updates | Zelenskyy urges stronger sanctions from Spain

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has urged all Spanish companies to completely halt business with Russia and called for tougher Western sanctions against Moscow that would inclu...

Harvard students' site helping Ukraine refugees find housing

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Two Harvard University freshmen have launched a website designed to connect people fleeing Ukraine to those in safer countries willing to take them in — and it's generating off...

Germany and partners pledge €695 million to Moldova to assist with Ukraine refugees

Germany said on Tuesday that donors had pledged €695 million ($762 million) to Moldova as the country deals with an influx of refugees from neighboring Ukraine. The announcement came during a jo...

Ukraine refugees encouraged to find jobs as war exodus slows

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As the number of people leaving Ukraine for points west slows, authorities in Poland and other neighboring nations are encouraging refugees from the war to find jobs, especially ...